Kevin Johnson founded Royal Books, Inc. in 1998 and became an ABAA member in 2002. Prior to entering the profession, Kevin worked for the government and had founded a small record label. Today, he is a leading expert on Modern First Editions. Kevin is the author of The Dark Page: Books That Inspired American Film Noir (1950-1965), a two volume full-color guide to first edition sources of film noir. Kevin was a faculty member of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar for several years. Royal Books, Inc. is located in Baltimore, MD specializes in Modern Literature, Books Into Film, Screenplays and Film Ephemera, Crime Fiction, Science Fiction, African-American Literature, and Books on Film and Music.